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Thu, Aug 21, 2014 3:42 PM
With only a few thousand snow leopards remaining in the wild, the 2 young cubs are some of the rarest big cats in the world.
Researchers speculate that these islands formed after the tsunami that battered Japan in 2011 swept items into the ocean.
If humans were wiped out, who would rise up to take our place? Rats? Pigs? Or something else?
Hartsfield flew the Columbia, Challenger and Discovery shuttles, logging just over 20 days in space during his career.
Teetering precariously close to extinction, the piping plover is a tiny bird that just wants to be left alone.
Whiskers might add extra cuteness to already-adorable otters, but these long vibrissae also perform a vital task.
One part public art installation, one part floating solar farm, Energy Duck is a semi-scary spectacle that generates green power for Denmark's capital city.
Segment of the PBS series 'My Wild Affair' focuses on the relationship of a dedicated researcher and a sign language-speaking orangutan.
The mining project, one of the largest ever conceived, could hold $500 billion in gold and copper.
Whether you focus on the geological history or the folkloric history of Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland, you'll come to the same conclusion: this is one strange and amazing place.
The new breeding pair discovered on San Clemente Island is the first on the island in over 50 years, marking the slow but steady return of the raptors to their native range.
The moon is rising nearly an hour later each night, making it difficult for folks to catch a glimpse.
The book, which is currently seeking a boost from an online fundraising campaign, features fabulous underwater photography by marine life advocate Richard Salas.
At a small San Antonio solar facility, the ovine groundskeeping crew keep things trim and tidy with the aid of split upper lips and 4-chambered stomachs.
The gaping 260-foot-wide hole was spotted in an area of Siberia known as 'the end of the world.'
If you never really learned what meteorological words meant, here's a primer.
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